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UAMS Northwest Regional Campus students and faculty from multiple departments (medicine, pharmacy and physical therapy) attend a culinary medicine workshop at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food in Bentonville.

Cooking for a Healthier State

“You are what you eat.”“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”Most of us have heard phrases like these over the years. And many of us have taken them to heart because they sound like common sense. But we probably never thought much about the science that actually supports them.

Myeloma patient Laura Drake and husband Marty of Idalou, Texas, celebrate her continued remission annually with a cocktail party in Lubbock with their friends. The party raises awareness of the disease and money, more than $5000, for the Myeloma Center.

Grateful Texan Holds Party for Myeloma Center

March 21, 2019 | Texan Laura Drake loves a good party — especially when it’s raising money for a worthy cause. Since Drake’s remission from myeloma in January 2014, that worthy cause has been helping fellow myeloma patients at UAMS. For the past three years, the 57-year-old church secretary and husband Marty, a cotton farmer,…

Largest-ever number of UAMS Medical Students Matched with Residency Positions

With its largest class of graduating medical students about to begin their medical residencies, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is helping expand access to health care across the state, helped in part by new residency programs. Senior medical students are matched with a residency of three to seven years depending on their…

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be March 30 in El Dorado

The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 30 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held 10 a.m. –…

Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be March 21 in Fort Smith

The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop March 21 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop, which is open to the public, will be held 5:30 p.m. to…

Faculty: Introductory Grant Writing Series Sessions April 5 & 12

Two offerings during the month of April with a successful local (UAMS) grant writer! Each 1 hour session will cover Tools, Tips, and Tricks of Successful Grant Writing (30 min presentation followed by 30 min of Q&A). Sessions will be from noon to 1 p.m. in 8240 in the  Rahn Building and in the PT…

UConnect Upgrade Training Available

On April 6, UAMS will upgrade to a new version of Epic. This upgrade will bring many visual and functional changes to the electronic health record. In preparation for the upgrade, it is strongly encouraged that clinical and access staff view the educational offerings available.

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